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Garbo, Greta 1905-1990

Works: 567 works in 1,799 publications in 13 languages and 26,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Biography  Documentary films  Silent films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Historical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Other, Collector, Singer, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN2778.G3, 791.4372
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Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

94 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

92 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

34 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Conversations with Greta Garbo by Sven Broman( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Swedish and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking with Garbo : conversations and recollections by Raymond W Daum( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raymond Daum first met Greta Garbo at a New Year's Day party in 1963, the death of a mutual friend brought them together again, and marked the beginning of a friendship that would last nearly two decades. The author's reminiscences, linked by an anecdotal biography of this ever-fascinating figure, drawing on original interviews with people who knew her and archival material that had never before been published to create an affectionate and unforgettable portrait of Greta Garbo
The joyless street by G. W Pabst( Visual )

68 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of the inflation-ridden, postwar Vienna. Recut after release due to censorship problems; restored in 1981 to original length and editing
Conquest by Clarence Brown( Visual )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical portrayal of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte (Charles Boyer) from 1807 through 1815 and his romantic involvement with Polish Countess Marie Walewska (Greta Garbo), who bore him a son, Alexandre (Scotty Beckett), and the eventual parting of their relationship. The story begins in Poland in 1807 and continues through the departure of Napoleon from France in 1815
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( Visual )

25 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men, best friends from childhood, are on leave from military school when one of them (Leo) falls for the wife of a high-ranking military officer. When the woman's husband confronts them, Leo kills him. As punishment, Leo is banished. Meanwhile his friend (Ulrich) marries the woman (Felicitas). When Leo returns home after three years and finds his best friend has married his girl, he challenges Ulrich to a duel. On her way to prevent the duel, Felicitas falls through the ice and drowns. But the two friends have decided not to go through with the duel. Their friendship for each other is stronger than their love for the woman
Wild orchids by Sidney A Franklin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a ocean voyage with her husband to Java, Lillie falls for the handsome Prince de Gace. When her husband learns of his wife's liaison, the film moves to its suspenseful climax: a tiger hunt charged with conflicting emotions of love, betrayal and revenge
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
Susan Lenox : her fall and rise( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helga, a poor farm girl, runs off from the lecherous brute who means to marry her and lands in the arms of a charming neighbor, engineer Rodney Spencer. When misfortune separates them, Helga seeks refuge with circus folk, then is forced to trade her body for survival in an uncaring world. Using the name Susan Lenox, the fallen woman rises high, all the way to a Manhattan penthouse
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little women: The March sisters in an Academy Award winning version of the cherished Louisa May Alcott novel. Pride and prejudice: Mr. Darcy sets maiden hearts aflutter, except that of Elizabeth Bennett. Madame Bovary: All she wanted was everything. Anna Karenina: Garbo risks all for the perfect love in Tolstoy's tale of romance and Imperial Russia
That's entertainment by Fred Astaire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
The Painted veil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays the neglected wife of a busy doctor working in China. After she has an affair with a handsome diplomat, her jealous husband forces her to accompany him to an area where there is a cholera epidemic. While he hopes that both of them will die, instead they rebuild their marriage
Mata Hari [videorecording] by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

10 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
Star acting : Gish, Garbo, Davis by Charles Affron( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo by John Bainbridge( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greta Garbo fue la mujer más famosa del cine, un título que responde no sólo a su competencia interpretativa sino con más justeza a su personalidad, contemplada cerca del éxtasis por buena parte de sus admiradores. Greta Gustafson, en arte Greta Garbo, se retiró del cine en 1941 para preservar así la imagen que la hizo célebre. Ella misma inmortalizó el rostro juvenil y eternamente seductor. (EDITOR)
Garbo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original documentary from Turner Classic Movies, Garbo takes a look at the life and career of the movies' most luminous, reclusive and mystifying star. A portrait of Garbo the woman is drawn through interviews with biographers and admirers. Those offering analysis and reminiscences are biographers Barry Paris, Mark Vieira and Karen Swanson; actor/playwright/fan Charles Busch; Garbo's niece and greatnephews, Gray, Derek and Scott Reisfeld, and acquaintances Gore Vidal, Gavin Lambert, Jack Larson and Sam Green, who was Garbo's confidante and walking companion for 20 years
The films of Greta Garbo by Michael Conway( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Greta and Cecil by Diana Souhami( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A dual biography that reveals the secret life and the extraordinary relationship of Hollywood's legendary pair: Greta Garbo and Cecil Beaton, celebrated Hollywood photographer who immortalized her image
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Garbo, Greta

Garbo, Greta 1905-

Garbo, Grēta, 1905-1990

Greta Garbo

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Greta Garbu

Gustafsson, Greta 1905-1990

Gustafsson, Greta Louisa

Gustafsson, Greta Louisa 1905-1990

Gustafsson, Greta Lovisa.

Gustafsson Greta Lovisa 1905-1990

Margarita Garbo

Qreta Qarbo

Γκρέτα Γκάρμπο 1905-1990

Γκρέτα Γκάρμπο Σουηδο-Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός

Гарбо, Грета

Грета Гарбо 1905-1990

Грета Гарбо шведская и американская киноактриса

Грета Гарбо шведська та американська кіноакторка

Грета Гарбо Швеция һәм Америка актрисаһы

Грэта Гарба

Грэта Гарбу

Густафсон Г. Л. 1905-1990

Ґрета Ґарбо 1905-1990

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جريتا جاربو

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گرتا گاربو بازیگر و معمار سوئدی

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ガルボ, グレタ

ガルボ, グレタ 1905-1990




NinotchkaFlesh and the devilGreta and CecilLoving Garbo : the story of Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, and Mercedes de AcostaGreta Garbo : a life apartThe great GarboGreta Garbo : a cinematic legacy